The Boston Globe | February 4, 2016

Letter to the Editor; Let's accelerate the pace of progess on pay equity

Alliance Board Member Kip Hollister, responds to Boston Globe article on Equal Pay.

The MetroWest Daily News | February 1, 2016

State Senate passes bill to tackle gender pay gap

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, speaks out on Equal Pay.

The Boston Herald | January 27, 2016

Letter to the Editor; Equal pay serious Biz

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, responds to Boston Herald article on Equal Pay.

NECN | January 20, 2016

Time to dismantle Boston's Old Boy's Network?

Alliance Board Members Donna Levin and Beth Monaghan, discuss why now is the time to break up Boston's Old Boy's Network.

Metro | January 19, 2016

Boston thinkers target young voters for Election 2016

Alliance Board Member Allen Solomont, provides a current landscape of young voter turnout rates and presents ideas on how to increase voting in elections.   

The Boston Globe | January 18, 2016

Envisioning an impact from GE that reaches all among us

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, promotes idea of far-reaching investments throughout Boston.   

The Boston Globe | January 15, 2016

Skirting the old-boy network, updated

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, expresses mass frustration with lack of diversity in business world. 

The Boston Globe | January 14, 2016

Elite business group needs to add diversity

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, advocates the need for diversity in business world to better reflect the reality of what Boston looks like. 

Commonwealth Magazine | December 14, 2015

Redefining Having It All

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, Alliance Board Member and Co-Founder and CEO of InkHouse Beth Monaghan, and at-large Boston City Council member Ayanna Presley weigh in on the "right policies needed to support women and families." | October 27, 2015

Environmentalists push carbon fee in Massachusetts

Alliance Leader Roger Freeman, Founder and President of Solventerra, testified at the State House hearing in support of bill S.1747, calling the proposal "a market based solution that addresses climate change while driving innovation and job growth in the Commonwealth." 

Boston Business Journal | October 23, 2015

Leaders In Diversity: Phillips celebrates a lifetime of making a difference

Alliance Board Member Colette Phillips, President and CEO of Colette Phillips Communications, is featured in the Boston Business Journal for her lifetime of leadership in diversity. | October 22, 2015

Massachusetts' Legislature wants more women on boards of directors

The Alliance is recognized for its role in the unanimous passing of Massachusetts State Resolution S1007, proposed by Senator Karen Spilka, in the House of Representatives. The resolution urges companies to put at least three women on their boards of nine or greater by the year 2018, or at least two women for smaller companies. The passing of the non-binding resolution, which was also passed by the Massachusetts Senate over the summer, shows a commitment to gender diversity in local business.

South Coast Today | October 14, 2015

Women and minorities make gains, face challenges in business

Alliance Board Member Beth Monaghan, co-founder and principal of InkHouse, comments on the advancement of women and and minorities into leadership positions in the business world.

State House News Service | April 01, 2015

Business Municipal Leaders Press for More MBTA Funding

Jesse Mermell, Executive Director of The Alliance, provides commentary on the need for new revenue in order to make economic growth and opportunity.

The Boston Globe April 01, 2015

Business Leaders Issue Report Urging MBTA Continue Invest Expansion

Tedd Saunders, Chief Sustainability Officer of the Saunders Hotel Group, provides commentary on the important of mass transit system.

Boston Business Journal | March 04, 2015 

Baker proposes $100K lifeline for 'Global Entrepreneur in Residence' program

Alliance Leader Jeff Bussgang, Managing Partner at Flybridge Capital, and Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell promote the Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program.

The Boston Globe February 02, 2015

Disruptive MBTA service grates on businesses 

Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell is quoted on the MBTA disruption's effect on businesses.

Castle Group Blog | June 19, 2014 

Sandy Lish: "One might ask—and many did ask—why we need ANOTHER conversation around these topics?"

Sandy Lish, Founder and Principal of The Castle Group, explains why this candid, closed-door discussion moved the ball forward.

Boston Business Journal | June 20, 2014 

JoAnn Cavallaro: "There's light on the horizon for women on boards" 

JoAnn Cavallaro, president of The Boston Club, one of the largest communities of women executives and professional leaders in the Northeast., reports on Clearing the Path.

Radio Boston, WBUR-FM | June 10, 2014 

Betsy Myers:  "The world has changed so drastically. Last year, 70 percent of the new entrants into the workplace were women and people of color. "

Clearing the Path host and Alliance leader Jim Roosevelt, CEO of Tufts Health Plan, joined Betsy Myers, Founding Director of the Center for Women & Business at Bentley University and Clearing the Path moderator, on Radio Boston.

Boston Globe | June 11, 2014

Can a simple idea mean big change for women?

Joanna Weiss of the Globe interviews Alliance Leader and Harvard Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter about the possible impact of Clearing the Path.

Boston Globe June 10, 2014

Executives to focus on gender equality at event

Governor Deval Patrick and Alliance Leader Trish Karter, a Clearing the Path host, explain the need for the gathering.

Boston Globe | May 16, 2014

Alliance Board Member Joshua Boger Calls for Investment in Education

"If you think college is too expensive, think about how costly it is if students don’t finish... . Simply put, US high schools are not adequately preparing students to be successful in college. "

Alliance Leader and former CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Josh Boger joins Rick Burnes, co-founder and partner emeritus in Charles River Ventures, in calling for the expansion of programs which increase the number of students who are prepared for college, and the number wo go on to complete a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) major.

Metrowest Daily News | February 16, 2014

Norm Gorin, Alliance Leader, Urges Raise in Minimum Wage to Create Jobs

Norm Gorin, CEO of Instinct Health Science, said in the Metrowest Daily News, "Unless people at the bottom of the pyramid have enough money to buy what businesses are offering and thereby create demand, job growth will slow.  It’s a common-sense equation, but some business owners taking the short-term view are missing it entirely."

Salem News | February 8, 2014

Pass the Minimum Wage Bill Now, Says Alliance Leader Linda Moulton

"As a member of the Alliance for Business Leadership, an organization of CEOs, investors, and business innovators, I am joined by many high-level executives in calling for an immediate rise in the minimum wage," wrote Linda Moulton, CEO of TRU Corporation.

Boston Business Journal | January 10, 2014

Alliance Leader Kip Hollister, CEO of Hollister Staffing, Profiled in Boston Business Journal

Opting for deep, lasting relationships with clients has helped the company weather three difficult recessions, says Kip Hollister, CEO of Hollister Staffing.

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